J Knee Surg 2021 May 5;34(6):587-591. Epub 2021 Feb 5.
Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, New York.
Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injuries often occur as part of a multiligament injury pattern and can present a significant challenge to the treating surgeon. When PCL reconstruction is indicated, complications can arise in the intraoperative and postoperative period that lead to poor outcomes. These complications include neurovascular injury, fracture, compartment syndrome, persistent posterior laxity, motion loss, residual knee pain, osteonecrosis, and heterotopic ossification. Read More